2012 Dickinson State Athletic Hall of Fame inducteesFive former Dickinson State athletes and members of the 1995 football team are being inducted into the DSU Athletic Hall of Fame during an awards banquet at 5:30 p.m. Friday at the Elks Lodge. The inductees are:
Five former Dickinson State athletes and members of the 1995 football team are being inducted into the DSU Athletic Hall of Fame during an awards banquet at 5:30 p.m. Friday at the Elks Lodge. The inductees are:
The 1972 graduate was a two-time North Dakota Collegiate Athletic Conference champion in wrestling, winning league titles in 1971 and 1972. The Bismarck native was the NDCAC’s Most Valuable Senior during his senior year. Eisenbarth works for Interface, Inc., and lives in LaGrange, Ga., with his wife, Ellen. They have two children and two grandchildren.
A 2000 graduate, the Cut Bank, Mont., native set a DSU record in the 400-meter hurdles, which was also the retired NDCAC record, and was named an NAIA All-America after finishing in second place at the 2000 outdoor national championships. He works as a registered nurse with The Medical Center of Aurora (Colo.) in the neurosciences, spine surgery and trauma unit. He lives in Aurora with his wife Jodi (Gengenstein) Halverson.
The Glendive, Mont., native graduated from DSU in 1986 after leaving his mark on the track and field and cross country programs. He was a three-time all-NDCAC and all-district award winner in track and field, winning the indoor conference title in the 3,000 meters and the outdoor conference title in the 5,000. Schell has worked for Nike for 21 years and is an account executive for the worldwide athletic apparel company. He lives in Eagan, Minn., and Portland, Ore., with his wife, Jill, and daughter, Mackenzie.
Amanda (Anderson) Scheving
The Sidney, Mont., native graduated from DSU in 2003 after winning back-to-back NAIA championships in the discus in 2001 and 2002. Scheving threw 152 feet, 5 inches in 2001 and 146-9 in 2002. She lives in Fisher, Minn., with her husband Christopher and their two children, Danica and Jorgen. She is a 911 operator/dispatcher for the city of Grand Forks and Grand Forks County.
A 1999 graduate, the West Vancouver, British Columbia, native came to DSU after a stint playing football for the Okanagan Sun of the Canadian Junior Football League. He came to DSU in 1993 to continue his career and was named all-NDCAC as a defensive back in 1994 and was an NAIA All-America selection in 1995 when he led the nation with eight interceptions. He has a successful football coaching career in Peachland, B.C., while teaching and operating vacation rental property in the Okanagan Valley. He lives with his wife Charlette and his two step-children.
1995 football team
The Blue Hawks won the 15th NDCAC title in Hank Biesiot’s tenure and finished the season with a 10-1 record. The team opened the season with a 40-39 last-second victory over Black Hills State and went through the regular season undefeated, losing only to the University of Mary 14-8 in the first round of the NAIA playoffs in a game that featured a controversial ending. Five members of the team were named to the NAIA All-America team, quarterback/receiver/return specialist Duane Monlux, defensive back Shane Sommerfeld, linebacker Dan Hanson, offensive lineman Jimmie Rhodes and kicker Tony Lindsay. All five were named to the all-NDCAC team along with Bryant Engstrom, Matt Hollowell, Jason Long, Shawn Redlar, Chad Scott and Kelly Strobel.
Team members: Donald Allmaras, Kevin Avison, Ryan Beck, Benjamin Beckler, Gerald Begger, Andy Berntston, Jeffrey Bertelsen, Ryan Boettcher, Thad Brinkman, Trent Brooks, Tyson Byers, Garrett Clarkson, Jason Crumb, Stanley Deming, Charles Doeden, Carey Duttenhefer, Wesley Duvall, Trevor Engel, Bryant Engstrom, Alex Etta, Jason Faller, Daniel Farstveet, Kegan Franklin, Ryan Gatch, Troy Gear, Matt Gilbert, Kirt Gordon, Jamall Goselin, Kelly Gunlikson, Josh Hager, Dan Hanson, Ryan Hatzenbiler, Shane Headlee, Andy Henckel, Sean Henry, Matthew Hollowell, Kelly Jeffrey, Joel Just, Brad Kadrmas, Bryan Knaub, Brad Krause, Ben Larsen, Larry Larsen, Wesley Lindeen, Tony Lindsay, Jason Long, Jamarr Love, Mark Loyd, Matt Lukach, Ryan Mahoney, Ben Matteson, Brent Maynard, Shane McCall, Johnnie McClusky, Kenneth Mellor, Robert Merry, Brian Mills, Darin Miske, Jason Monke, Duane Monlux, Tim Morman, Javier Muro, Michael Nasheim, Nathan Nelson, Malachi Nelson, Tyson Niewoehner, Erin O’Neill, Shawn Pedlar, Robert Price, Jimmie Rhodes, Chuck Ricks, Shay Rogge, Bo Roundy, William Rudolph, Ben Schubert, Chad Scott, Shane Sommerfeld, Tony Steckler, Shawn Stetler, Kelly Strobel, Tory Teigen, Bryan Toney, Sam Tudor, Ryan Waters, Rowdy Wright.
Coaches: Hank Biesiot, Paul Clarys, Arlan Hofland, Pete Leno, Charles McLouth, Thadd O’Donnell.